Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - 15 miles N of Ukiah, California, on Monday, 2 Nov 2020 2:22 pm (GMT -8) -

Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - 15 miles N of Ukiah, California, on Monday, 2 Nov 2020 2:22 pm (GMT -8)

Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 7 km depth

2 Nov 22:24 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
Update Mon, 2 Nov 2020, 22:30
Small magnitude 3.2 quake hits 15 miles north of Ukiah, California early afternoon
3.2 quake 15 miles N of Ukiah, California, 2 Nov 2.22 pm (GMT -8)
3.2 quake 15 miles N of Ukiah, California, 2 Nov 2.22 pm (GMT -8)
A magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported only 8 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a very shallow depth of 4.1 miles beneath the epicenter early afternoon on Monday 2 November 2020 at 2.22 pm local time. The magnitude, exact location of the epicenter, and depth of the quake are likely to be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service at VolcanoDiscovery identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.2 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt, based on preliminary calculations, include Willits (pop. 4,900) located 7 miles from the epicenter and likely affected by weak shaking, Redwood Valley (pop. 1,700) located 7 miles from the epicenter and likely affected by weak shaking, Ukiah (pop. 15,900) located 15 miles from the epicenter and likely affected by very weak shaking, and Fort Bragg (pop. 7,300) located 31 miles from the epicenter and likely affected by very weak shaking.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 2 Nov 2020 22:22:14 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 2 Nov 2020 2:22 pm (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 6.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.364°N / 123.24233°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Clear Lake (60 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) ESE of Willits (pop: 4,860) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NNW of Redwood Valley (pop: 1,730) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) N of Ukiah (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) NW of Upper Lake (pop: 1,050) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NW of Tuckertown (pop: 4,810) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) E of Fort Bragg (Mendocino County) (pop: 7,290) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NW of Clearlake (Lake County) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNW of Windsor (Sonoma County) (pop: 27,500) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) NNW of Santa Rosa (pop: 175,000) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) WNW of Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 27.4°C (81 F), humidity: 7%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from W
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.26.6 km11km ESE of Willits, CA, USAUSGS
2.85 kmNORTHERN CALIFORNIA, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (3)

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Lakeport, CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Suddenly, shake, then cats ran out to next room! I rolled onto the floor, face down! I was horrified and started sniffling, shaking like a leaf! There was more shaking and the wife ran up and smacked me with a rolled up paper across the bridge of me snoot! She exclaimed, "you know what that was for! | 10 users found this interesting.  
Lakeport / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Cats ran away, I covered my head with blankets! I was crying a little and the wife told me to stop whimpering! I tried but not fast enough! If you guessed she slapped me again, you guessed right! (She slaps hard!) I have been crying like little girl ever since! | 5 users found this interesting.  
Redwood Valley / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
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